Items in the collection are low-quality photocopies, and legibility is not optimal Topics: Blank, Bill 1919-, Bilber, Markus 1886-1961, Bilber, Ita 1890-1991, Jews, Jews, Austrian, Jews,... Source: folio
Items in the collection are low-quality photocopies, and legibility is not optimal Topics: Etman, Sylvia 1920-, Kelman, Salo 1885-1923, Weintraub, Nettie 1988-1974, Dressler, Gusti, Rath,... Source: folio
Shanghai echo (Shanghai, China : 1946-1947) Varying Title: Shanghai echo: taegliches Nachrichtenblatt : daily newspaper Summary: The Shanghai Echo was one of many German-language periodicals published for Jewish refugees who fled to Shanghai in an effort to escape National Socialism. Before World War I, the Jewish population in Shanghai was estimated to be 700; by 1945, the population increased to 25,000 as Jews sought refuge from persecution in Europe (this statistic includes Russian Jews who... Topics: Jewish refugees China Shanghai Periodicals, Jews China Shanghai Periodicals, Jews, German China...
The collection contains a questionnaire filled out by Kurt Gelles regarding his life in Austria before World War II, emigration from Austria to the United States, and life in the United States. Also included are Austrian, German, and American passports for Kurt Gelles; German passport for Etelka Gelles; discharge certificate from Buchenwald concentration camp; programs from Lagertheater Les Milles; and photographs of the Gelles family Topics: Gelles, Ann 1923-, Gelles, Leopold 1878-1931, Gelles, Ethel 1882-1967, Gelles, Erich 1909-1961,... Source: folio